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NAIA

NAIA Shows Post-COVID-19 Bounceback, Extending Championship Host Agreements

May 14, 2020

The NAIA announced it will extend championship agreements for seven of its championship host sites affected this past year by COVID-19. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Announces Sioux City Extension for Women’s Volleyball Championship

May 14, 2020

The NAIA has announced an extension to its agreement to host the Women's Volleyball National Championship in Sioux City, Iowa. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Provides Update on Previously Scheduled Events

May 8, 2020

IRONMAN is currently working on potential options for several events including IRONMAN 70.3 Des Moines and IRONMAN 70.3 Steelhead. more >>


NJCAA

NJCAA Awards Championships to Multiple Cities

May 4, 2020

The NJCAA awarded 25 locations the right to host upcoming NJCAA Championships for future years. more >>


NAIA

Women’s Golf Upcoming Championship Sites Announced

January 31, 2020

NAIA announced its women’s golf national championships through 2024: Ann Arbor, Oklahoma City and Quad Cities will host beginning in 2021. more >>



Bassmaster

B.A.S.S. Names Top Student Athletes To 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team

April 27, 2020

Outstanding high school anglers from across the country have been named to the 2020 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing Team. more >>


STMA

Sports Turf Managers Association Announces 2019 ‘Field of the Year’ Winners

December 2, 2019

The STMA announces the 2019 Field of the Year winners, including professional facilities, college and university and schools and parks. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


DiscountTire

Discount Tire Signs Three-Year Sponsorship Deal with the Heartland Soccer Association and the Kansas City Champions Cup

June 10, 2019

Heartland Soccer Association has announced that Discount Tire is the Official Tire Supplier of Heartland Soccer Association. more >>


CatchDesMoines

Catch Des Moines awarded Best Student-Athlete Experience Event for NAIA 2018 Wrestling National Championships

September 17, 2018

The NAIA has announced the second year of the NAIA National Championship Host Excellence Awards. more >>


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Articles

Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage Article | February 28, 2013
Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage

By: Lorena Hatfield

Playing sports always comes with the risk of potential physical injury, but last year, we were reminded that the abuse of children can take place in...   More>>


Medical Support Planning and Prep: Medical Planning for Public Events Article | February 28, 2013
Medical Support Planning and Prep: Medical Planning for Public Events

By: Marc I. Leavey, M.D.

The potential for a medically related adverse situation, whether emergent, urgent, or mundane, exists within any group of people. When a large crowd...   More>>


The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis Article | December 31, 2012
The NCAA’s New Recruiting Controls: An In-Depth Analysis

By: Dr. Arthur G. Ogden

In January 2012, the NCAA’s Board of Directors voted to ban 7-on-7 football games, leagues, camps or other “non-scholastic” sport enterprises...   More>>


Midwest:  Playing in the Heartland Article | October 31, 2012
Midwest: Playing in the Heartland

By: Peter Francesconi

Sports, and sports travel, are huge in the heartland. The Midwest consists of 12 states—from Ohio on the east side, northwest to North Dakota, and...   More>>


blank Article | March 31, 2012
Education Degree Programs

By: Dr. Bonnie Tiell

Sport management curriculum has been offered in colleges since the mid-fifties when a class in Baseball Ticket Sales was offered by Walter O'Malley,...   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2011
The Midwest - Ready for Anything

By: Amy Henderson

Cheeseheads and Cornhuskers Nicknames in sports are commonplace, but the Midwest has some of the better known ones and shows this region's passion...   More>>


blank Article | October 31, 2011
Wrestling Takes Root(s)

By: Juli Anne Patty

Wrestling is a sport that is all about style. Whether wrestling the Olympic styles—Greco-Roman and freestyle—or the homegrown American style...   More>>


The Roots of Roping Article | June 24, 2011
The Roots of Roping

By: Juli Anne Patty

A lot of sports are popular in America, but only a handful of those sports have their roots in American soil. Rodeo is one of them. Born on a Western...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
The Fast-Track to Successful Speedway Events

By: Amy Henderson

Whether sitting in the grandstand or parked infield, it's impossible not to feel the roar of excitement through your entire body when a field of race...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2011
America's National Pastime

By: Juli Anne Patty

In the almost two centuries since America's unofficial national sport was born in Cooperstown, N.Y., the United States of America has undergone...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Where Venue Flexibility Meets Midwestern Hospitality   

By: Michael Popke

If you’re even vaguely familiar with Iowa, you know that wrestling is one of the state’s most popular sports, which is why wrestling tournaments... More>>



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